Category: Dairy Free


Tropical Lime 'Vegan' Bliss Balls

This recipe was kindly shared with us by our wonderful friends at the Natural Health Company. It's an absolute favourite in the GMB office, such a delicious snack for when you want something sweet. (Makes approx. 11 large Bliss Balls). Ingredients 2/3 cup dried pineapple (chopped into small pieces) 1 cup desiccated coconut 1 cup almond meal 2 tablespoons coconut oil 1 tablespoon honey (or Agave Nectar) 1 tablespoon lime rind (finely grated) 2 scoops Organic Fusion - Tropical 3 tablespoons of water (add

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Healthy Chocolate Mug Cake

This Healthy Chocolate Mug Cake was kindly shared with us by the amazing Monique Cormack of Nourish Everyday. Ingredients: 3 tablespoons almond meal 1.5 tablespoons cacao powder 1/4 teaspoon baking powder Pinch of salt 1 egg 1 tablespoon maple syrup 2 teaspoons of extra virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Method: You will need a large mug or a ramekin for this recipe. Combine the almond meal, cacao powder, baking powder and salt in a mug or ramekin. Add the egg,

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What to look out for in plant-based milks

There is now a plethora of plant-based milks available on the market, with many individuals now avoiding (or consuming less) of the dairy based options due to health or personal choice. But is a plant-based milk necessarily healthier? With many options containing very little of the plant they come from, it’s important to take a look at the nutritional profile. Following are 4 ingredients to watch out for in plant-based milks: 1. Calcium: One of the key reasons milk is recommended in our diets

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What Are Healthy Sources Of Fat For Vegans?

For a well-functioning body, it is important that we eat a balanced diet of healthy fats, proteins and complex carbohydrates. When it comes to a vegan diet, there are a number of nutrient dense foods that are removed from the diet such as fish, grass fed meat, eggs and fermented diary such as kefir. That being said, you can still obtain all the important macronutrients, minerals and vitamins needed from consuming a plant based diet and knowing the best sources is important. Healthy fats are

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Prebiotic Tray Bake With Tahini Drizzle

This prebiotic bake is pimped up with a tangy garlic tahini drizzle. Roasting is a great way to cheer up any vegetable that may have been left in the fridge too long. The vegetables all cook at different speeds, so some are crunchier than others, which adds to the beauty of this dish. GF WF DF SF VEG Serves 4 Ingredients 200 g (7 oz) Jerusalem artichokes 12 lemon 200g (7 oz) parsnips, peeled and quartered lengthways 300g (1012 oz) heirloom or baby carrots, trimmed

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How To Get Calcium If You Don't Do Dairy

By GMB Nutritionist Melissa Fine When we think of foods that contain calcium, cow’s milk is typically the first that comes to mind…but what if you can’t drink it? Cow’s milk is a no-go if you’re vegan, on a dairy free diet, or are lactose intolerant - although lactose intolerants can enjoy lactose free milk (readily available from all supermarkets) without getting a stomach upset. Why We Need Calcium Of all the minerals in the body, calcium is the most

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